Trooper John W. Staas

Trooper John W. Staas

New Jersey State Police, New Jersey

End of Watch Saturday, December 2, 1961

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John W. Staas

Trooper Staas was killed in an automobile accident while on patrol in Mullica Township.

Trooper Staas had served with the agency for almost seven years. He was survived by his wife, two sons, and two daughters.


  • Age 34
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge 1382

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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On this actual anniversary of your untimely departure I'd like to reiterate my previous reflection and say that your service and sacrifice are always remembered by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

December 2, 2020

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